Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to have chloride channel activity and structural molecule activity. Predicted to be involved in chloride transport. Predicted to localize to plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including branchial arch; extraembryonic component; sensory organ; surface ectoderm; and testis. Orthologous to human CLDN17 (claudin 17).